All posts by Andrew Edmunds

Last Rites Co-Owner; Senior Editor; born in the cemetery, under the sign of the MOOOOOOON...

House By The Cemetary – Rise Of The Rotten Review

Ever seen one of those Jason Statham movies? I’m not talking, like, Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels here, but one of his movies that has a title like “The Firefighter” or “Explosive 2” or

Sick Sinus Syndrome – Rotten To The Core Review

It’s springtime, which means my pollen allergies are kicking in. So I was going to take this moment to make an unfortunate joke about my sick sinuses, but a quick Google search tells me that,

Slund – Slundanoid Review

Hey, man, is that one-man Slovenian sludge-grind? Well, turn it up… Until recently, my exposure to Slovenia’s Slund has been limited to their (his) half of a 2018 split with the ever-reliable Agathocles, whose unstoppable

Slimelord – The Delta Death Sirens (Reissue) Review

Last May, Cryptic Shift released Visitations From Enceladus, a take on classic-styled tech-death / thrash that our very own Mr. Duvall described as “flashy, brash, sassy, cheeky, boisterous, and pretty wild” and also thus: “indebted

Witchseeker – Scene Of The Wild Review

Witchseeker hails from Singapore, but their brand of metal is a mostly Western one, a mash-up of NWOBHM trad and classic American-style speed-metal with just a dash of Hollywood glammy sleaze. So put on your

Memoriam – To The End Review

On one hand, the comparisons between Memoriam and Bolt Thrower are inevitable. Look at any writings about Memoriam in the last four-ish years, and I’d bet that Bolt Thrower is mentioned in the first three

Eyehategod – A History Of Nomadic Behavior Review

I’ve spent quite a lot of time revisiting Eyehategod in the past few weeks — more than I’ve listened to them in probably a decade, I must admit, and maybe longer. As I listen to

Feculent – The Grotesque Arena Review

Have you guys heard about the new restaurant on the moon? The food is good, but there’s no atmosphere. But seriously, folks… If you’d like to take my alleged joke and let me stretch it